Authentication bypass in Cisco Vision Dynamic Signage Director

Published: 2020-01-09
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-16004
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Cisco Vision Dynamic Signage Director
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Missing Authentication for Critical Function

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-16004

CWE-ID: CWE-306 - Missing Authentication for Critical Function

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication on an affected device.

 The vulnerability exists due to missing authentication on some of the API calls. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to one of the affected calls and interact with some parts of the API.


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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Vision Dynamic Signage Director: 2.0, 2.4, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.0sp9, 6.0, 6.1, 6.1sp3, 6.2

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.